Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Enjoy the classic combo of peanut butter and chocolate with these quick-fix brownie cupcakes!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Brownies

1
box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
Betty Crocker™ Decor Selects candy sprinkles, nonpareils or colored sugars, if desired

Peanut Butter Frosting, if desired

1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16 oz container)
1/3
cup peanut butter
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Make brownie batter as directed on box. Fill cups about 3/4 full (about 1/4 cup each).
  • 2 Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted near edge comes out almost clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix all frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over brownies; sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

Decorative baking cups, found at cake decorating stores, will make these mouthwatering cupcakes a hit at any party!

Not a second to spare? Buy a dozen unfrosted chocolate cupcakes at your local bakery, and frost them with this ready-in-a-snap Peanut Butter Frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.